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i mean, we used to open 24 hours but we stopped that. geoff: the clerk was taken to anmed after the shooting and underwent surgery. right now, there is no update on his condition. laurens county deputies are searching for two men accused of breaking into a home overnight. deputies say the home invasion happened along christian drive this morning. investigators said two men entered the home and shot the homeowner. according to deputies, the man's wife and child were at home during the shooting, but they were not injured. the homeowner was flown to greenville memorial with a gunshot wound to the leg. deputies have not released any information about the suspects. firefighters want to know what started a fire at the waterside crossing clubhouse on lake keowee. these pictures show the aftermath of the fire as the sun was rising. fire crews said the fire was reported around 2:00 this morning. and when they arrived, they found heavy flames coming from the roof of the clubhouse. while crews were trying to extinguish the fire, the building's roof collapsed.
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firefighters were called to a construction equipment rental building overnight, after neighbors reported hearing explosions. crews said the explosions were reported around 1:30 this morning at sunbelt rentals on pearman dairy road in anderson county. two fire stations responded and had the fire out in about 30 minutes. no one was in the building at the time, and no injuries were reported. a teenager has died following a shootout in asheville. police were called to an apartment complex around 1:00 yesterday in response to shots fired. witnesses said the 17-year-old was hit by gunfire in the shootout. he died this morning at the hospital. police are continuing to interview witnesses. anyone with information is asked to call buncombe county crime stoppers. turning now to commitment 2016, south carolina voters only have 48 hours left to cast absentee votes for the republican presidential primary. wyff news 4's corey davis is live and local in greenville county at the voting offices on
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corey, what's it looking like right now? looks like a long line. corey: a lot of people are here. take a look. i counted more than 50 people in line and they say you could expect to wait 30 minutes to one hour to cast your vote. much longer then it would take if you were to vote during the primaries. or the deadline, friday at 5:00 p.m. is the last day you will be able to vote absentee for the republican presidential primary and you must have a reason to cast your vote early. there are 17 different reasons that are allowed. people who are 65 years and older are allowed to cast an absentee vote. any say there is a chance they will not miss. >> not a step, no, but very important. everyone needs to vote. >> we have been busy for a while preparing for this.
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saturday and it is stretching my resources and office to meet those deadlines. corey: at the election office at university ridge, there will be extended hours until tomorrow until 7:00 p.m. to give you more time to cast your vote. it is too late to send anything by mail to do in absentee vote for the presidential republican primary, but you have until five :00 p.m. friday to come in for an absentee vote and democratic voters will have extended hours and thursday until 7:00 p.m., and you still have time to send your vote in by mail if you plan to vote in the democratic primary. also, if you want to vote in person, you have until 5:00 p.m. the day before the democratic are very to cast an absentee vote. a lot to keep in mind. when you come to cast your vote, bring a photo id if you're voters registration card does
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corey davis wyff news 4 live in greenville. geoff: thank you. the voting going on in south carolina through saturday could be a make or break day for several presidential candidates while hillary clinton and bernie sanders face-off in nevada's democratic caucuses this weekend. tracie potts is in washington with a preview. >> i continue to believe mr. trump will not be president. tracie: president obama on the republican frontrunner. >> it's not hosting a talk show or a reality show. it's hard. tracie: trump's response. >> this man has done such a bad job. he has set us back so far. and for him to say that actually is a great compliment. tracie: trump's double-digit lead in our latest nbc news survey monkey national poll mirrors what's happening south carolina. he's got twice as much support as ted cruz, who is battling it out for second with marco rubio. >> this election has to be about making a difference. tracie: on the other hand, jeb bush a distant fourth in
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>> i will be a commander-in-chief, not an agitator-in-chief. tracie: he insists no matter where he finishes, south carolina is not the end of his campaign. >> i was still going to nevada with a fourth-place finish? >> i'll be there. tracie: ben carson and john kasich are also hoping for strong finish in south carolina. >> this is an important state for us. tracie: this weekend's primary could further narrow what was once a crowded field of 17 republicans, now down to six, and counting. tracie potts, nbc news, washington. geoff: taking a live look now in seneca. ted cruz about to make a couple of spots. he started a press conference and then a meet and greet right now at the seneca family restaurant. he joins other candidates in making a final push before the republican primary on saturday. his next stop will be in spartanburg. he will attend a rally at 4:45. it is being held at oakbrook preparatory school. doctor ben carson will tour the greenwood genetics center this
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greenwood genetics is a nonprofit that provides care for families impacted by genetic disease and birth defects. the tour is expected to begin at 2:45. happening tonight, the faith and freedom coalition presidential forum in spartanburg. it's at 6:00 p.m. at first baptist north spartanburg. ben carson and ted cruz are expected to take part in that forum. also happening tonight, one of c.n.n.'s presidential town halls will be happening right here in greenville. three of the gop presidential candidates will be at the old cigar warehouse at 8:00 tonight. cnn is hosting back-back republican town halls in the state this week. anderson cooper is set to moderate both events. tonight's event in greenville features ben carsoso ted cruz and marco rubio. the town hall will air live on cnn. the candidates will have the chance to answer questions from palmetto state voters. again, it begins at 8:00 tonight at the old cigar warehouse in downtown greenville.
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featuring jeb bush, john kasich and donald trump. this afternoon, part of an upstate town is under a boil water advisory. belton combined utilities advises customers along pelzer, kelley, woodward, jackson, ramsdale and smythe streets to boil their water for at least drinking. resulted in a loss of water pressure and service to customers in that area. there has been no confirmed contamination of the system. however, because of the loss of pressure, the potential for contamination does exist. when folks think of heart attacks, they think chest pain, arm pain or jaw pain, but for 51-year-old scott, that wasn't the case. he was 45 years old, an avid biker and student at greenville tech. that is when he had his heart attack. he said he felt unusual after
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not feel pain and said something was wrong. >> i sat outside my vehicle in 10 minutes because i refused to believe i had a heart attack. i'm not having a heart attack, my arm doesn't hurt. they only had a minute or two before he had to be treated. geoff: he works as a lab technologist for bon secours now , working with the same people who saved his life. his advice, if you think something is wrong, get it checked immediately. they have free screening at the wellness arena tomorrow morning from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. for anyone 18 years o o and older. two seconds are asked not to eat or drink after midnight. still to come apple is planning , to resist a court order to have them unlock the phone of the san bernardino shooter. and caught on camera, we'll show you what happened when a man tried to lead police on a chase
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high definition. itgeoff: in california, a judge ruled that apple must help the fbi break into the iphone once used by accused san bernardino shooting suspect syed farook. farook and his wife tashfeen malik died in a shootout with police after they reportedly shot and killed fourteen of farook's coworkers in san bernadino last december. since then, investigators have not been able to get past apple's security features and unlock farook's phone. a judge ruled yesterday that apple must help. but overnight, apple said they will challenge the court a dallas church was destroyed in a three alarm fire this morning. dallas fire officials say they responded to the fire around 7:30 in the morning. two more departments arrived a shortly after. fire crews surrounded the church and battled the blaze from several different angles. the flames destroyed much of the structure before firefighters could put out the flames.
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injuries reported. there is no word on what started the fire. an american airlines plane clips the tail of a southwest plane in detroit. the wing of this american airlines boeing 737 struck the southwest plane, also a boeing 737 in a de-icing area at detroit metropolitan airport this morning. there are no reports of injuries on either plane. both flights were destined for dallas. passengers were moved to other planes. justice antonin scalia will be laid to rest this saturday. sources close to the family told cnn the funeral will be held at the basilica of the national shrine of immaculate conception in washington, d.c. scalia died over the weekend. he was 79. he will lie in repose at the supreme court on friday. yesterday, black drapes were placed on his supreme court chair and bench. pope francis and his historic trip to mexico later today with
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historic trip to mexico later this afternoon. more than a million are expected to attend, and there will be tens-of-thousands sharing the moment just across the border in el paso. jay gray is in el paso with more on this special day. j: final preparations at the university of texas at el paso campus later today. 50,000 expected to gather to listen as the pope delivers his final mass from just across the border, a few miles away. >> close to mexico, which i have emotional. jay: it is part of a five day mexican toward and more than one and the tens of thousands who will be here. it will be a mix of the allergy and technology this afternoon. it will be a two-way video feed, and see those who gathered to
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we expect to see people start to fill the stadium long before the mass this afternoon. they will join in prayer and song, celebrating the papal visit. jay gray nbc news from el paso. geoff: thank you. some kind of story here. a man accused of stealing a backhoe digs himself into a deep hole of trouble in florida and it was all caught on camera. this dashcam video from the monroe county sheriff's office shows the man attempting to run in the backhoe along the florida keys' seven mile bridge. investigators say 59-year-old carl blahnik dumped boulders at the north end of the structure, then started crossing back and forth along the bridge, damaging the sides and the roadway. it took about 90 minutes to clean up the mess and make sure the bridge was safe before deputies reopened it to traffic. >> now, your live super doppler 4 hd forecast. dale: good afternoon.
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we had a cloudy or foggy morning. a beautiful afternoon. we make it up to 55 or so. a few more clouds in the mountains at noon time and temperatures in the 40's. 42 at the north breeze at 14 makes it feel cooler. slightly cooler than normal with cool breezes behind that system that came overnight to leave a little snow in the mountains and rain in the upstate. it looks like we will be dry for the next several days, taking us all the way through sunday. fortitude from asheville, 55 in greenwood. -- 45 from asheville, 55 in greenwood. piedmont currently at 54. for this time of the year, we are seeing temperatures about
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upstate in the mountains may be cooler than normal. 14 to 50 mile-per-hour wind in the mountains make it feel chillier. average of the 35 in the morning and 57 for the afternoon, so we are not far from it. 75 is the record set back in 1976. we won't hit 70's, but we will hit mid 60's come saturday and sunday and that will be nice to enjoy. the mountains on average reach 51. today, more like mid 40's. the record for the mountains is 76. we have had hotter and colder days, but over the next few days, we get the chance to dry out. about half an inch of rain for asheville in greenville-spartanburg airport rain gauges. all the way through sunday, we should stay dry. the northern tier of the country, especially by canada,
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mild in the nation's midsection, dallas and in the southeast where it is 68 in orlando. if you have beach plans this weekend, you picked a good one. 60 six on saturday, 68 on sunday. a nice afternoon. 55 for the upstate. upper 30's and colder overnight and tomorrow morning with a chilly beginning to the day, but rebounded nicely. the mountains reaching mid 40's and dropping to 32 by mid night. tomorrow, 20's and 30's to start with highs of it the to 56 and the to upper 50's on friday and mid 60's on saturday. sunday looks good, too. an increasing chance of rain for monday, tuesday of next week and cool temperatures come back tuesday. doesn't look like i spent cold rain for monday and tuesday. geoff: all right. a high school orchestra, stranded in a washington, d.c. airport due to winter weather, passed time in the terminal with an impromptu performance.
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chaperones were supposed to be back in utah monday after performing at the kennedy center for the performing arts and spending four days in the nation's capitol, but a blast of ice and snow canceled their flight. left with no hotel no , transportation and a lot of time on their hands, the kids decided to do what they do best. play a concert right in the terminal. we did not hear them that we assume it was pretty good. the group is booked on flights out later today. dale: that was great for all the other people stranded. good thing they could get to their instruments. [laughter] geoff: coming up, organizers talk about their plans for this year's version of artisphere. coming up later this afternoon on "ellen," ryan reynolds stops by. that's today at 4:00, followed
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she spent a lifetime making a difference for people. winning healthcare for 8 million children. benefits for families of reservists and the national guard. standing strong around the world for human rights and women's rights. hillary clinton. she'll raise the minimum wage. take on the drug companies to lower the cost of prescription drugs. and give everyone the opportunity to go to college without going into debt. she'll get the job done... for us. i'm hillary clinton
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geoff: in money matters, checking the numbers. a great date with the dow jones, up 200 14 points. the nasdaq up and s&p 500 looking good, up 28. one of the upstate's biggest festivals will return to downtown greenville this spring. artisphere 2016 is scheduled for may 13 through 15. this year, 135 artists will display and sell their work
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they chose this group out of nearly 1100 applicants. the artists represent 48 different states and one is even coming from portugal to take part. organizers say changes in the city have led to changes in the festival. >> there's a lot of construction going on in downtown greenville, so we've had challenges with some of our programs, so some things will be moved around. not much but you will see some new things. we're making announcements weekly about performing artists and other programs. geoff: carrie murphy, who you just heard from says one new , part of the festival she's looking forward to is a chance for folks to get involved in making a community sculpture. boeing has delivered the 100th airplane assembled at its dreamliner plant in north charleston. the company announced the 787-8 was delivered to american airlines yesterday. the plane was finished late last year and had been undergoing
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since. the first dreamliner manufactured in south carolina rolled off the assembly line at boeing's $750 million assembly plant in north charleston almost four years ago. general motors is recalling about 200,000 saab and saturn cars in the u.s. and canada to replace the takata air bag inflators. it's part of a broader recall of about 5.4 million vehicles announced last month by u.s. safety regulators. takata air bag inflators can explode with too much force in a crash and spew metal shrapnel into drivers and passengers. worldwide, about 50 million takata inflators are under recall affecting more than a , dozen car and truck makers. remembered the memory crystals in the "superman" movies? well, there is no a real life equivalent that can store computer data for billions of years. researchers at the university of southampton created this video
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they call it 5-d memory, and the findings will be presented today in california. a sophisticated laser engraves data onto tiny quartz glass discs using nanostructures. each disc holds up to 360 terabytes of data, equivalent to
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another look outside dale: today's school salute goes to duncan chapel elementary. students in ms. holliday's fifth grade class took a brain break to enjoy the snow last friday. they headed out to enjoy the flakes but didn't last long but they got beautiful smiles on their faces. here is forecast for a smile on your face, sunny weather through sunday. mid fit these today and mid 60's over the weekend -- mid-fifties today and mid 60's over the
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geoff: everybody needs a >> did that play well? did taylor land her kanye counter punch? i'm billy bush. on the flip side, the whole story behind that, of a friend she beat. who had the great performance of the night? we have so much you didn't see. and wait till you hear where adele went to shrug off those audio issues. >> i want a full spin of this. look at this. >> a lot of risk takers working that red carpet. we break down the best and a few of the rest. kendrick lamar had the performance everyone is talking b taylor gave the speech everyone is talking about. welcome to "access hollywood." it all came when kanye called taylor the "b" word and took credit for her success.
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along the way who will try to undercut your success or take credit for your accomplishments or your fame. >> not so subtle message received. a

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